In Uncategorized on January 3, 2017 at 2:13 pm

US History A Blended


  • Explain the rise of dictators, the beginnings of WWII and American response.
  • Analyze American involvement in WWII from 1939-1941.
  • Analyze the causes and effects which resulted in the start of WWII, evaluate the use of the ABomb and the effects of these events on American society.

Bell Ringer:

See PP to sit where directed


  1. Group 1: To MC/Work on or towards Quiz/Summative
  2. Group 2:  Direct Instruction Isolationist/Interventionist Discussion
  3. Group 3:  Small Group Work

IB 20th Century World p. 5


  • Identify the geographic and strategic significance of the Falkland/Maldives Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.
  • Describe ideas, events and elements surrounding the events of the Falklands War of 1982.

Bell Ringer:

Review Finding the Falklands Discussion


  1. Work on Discussion
  2. Introduce Falklands VOC #1
  3. Complete VOC #1 by tom

US History A p. 6


  • Identify and analyze the end of WWII and events like VE Day, May 8 1945.
  • Analyze the Potsdam Conference.
  • Identify the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their significance in the World War.
  • Analyze the magnitude of the dropping of the A-bomb on world events.
  • Analyze the events surrounding the dropping of the atomic bombs in Japan to end WWII.
  • Discuss and judge Truman’s decision to drop the A-bomb and the implications of that decision.

Bell Ringer:

Read through A-Bomb Discussion answers


  1. A-Bomb Philosophical Chairs
  2. Present End of War Media Timeline
  3. Get a coin and present your date!

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